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02 May Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

The Week Ahead

We begin a new 5/3/2 cycle this week. There are some different movements peppered in, but we’re still building on the foundation set in the last cycle. For movements used in the last cycle, choose your beginning numbers based on where you ended last time. Remember, the goal is consistent forward movement: you should be […]

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25 Apr Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

The Week Ahead

We’re on the 2’s series of the 5/3/2’s. Hopefully you’ve established a good baseline in the previous two weeks and will be able to choose a suitably challenging weight. As with the previous two weeks, the final set is an AMRAP to help you determine how drastically you should up your weights on the next […]

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18 Apr Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

The Week Ahead

On to 3s this week. Do the same weight across sets, which should be 10-15% heavier than last week’s 5s. The final set is again an AMRAP, but know your limits = NO MISSING! That means do not go to failure. You rack that bar. Other than that a pretty standard week, keeping WODs in […]

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11 Apr Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

The Week Ahead

We’re back to the old 5/3/2 strength cycle following the CF Open, but with a twist: instead of progressive sets, you will do a few warm-up sets working up to a working weight, which you will do for all five working sets. If you’re feeling spicy or if the weight is moving quickly, your final […]

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04 Apr Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

The Week Ahead

This is gonna be a wild one. We’ve got some testing this week on M/W/F, but not your typical 1RM testing. We’re doing 2RMs followed with max reps in two minutes. So first you’ll go hard in the strength department, then get in some work capacity testing with the 2 minutes. It’s gonna suck. Sorry? […]

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